2015
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April 4 Microchip clinic
Zoe's House, a nonprofit animal welfare group based in Spring Township, is holding a microchip clinic Saturday, April 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oley Valley Feed, 143 Cleaver Road, Oley Township, PA 19547. The cost will be $20 for the insertion of one chip and registration with the manufacturing company. The chips will be inserted by veterinarian Dr. Ann Bastian of Willow Creek Veterinary Hospital. The offer is available while supplies last. Email questions to zoeshouserescue@gmail.com .

April 8 DVGRR offering six-week obedience class
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will offer a six-week obedience class for dogs age 6 months or older, beginning April 8 and continuing on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. The class will be instructed by the DVGRR kennel manager, Dennis Stauffer, and is open to all breeds. Cost is $125. To register, or for more information, contact Stauffer at 717-380-2343 or dennis@dvgrr.org .

April 11 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

April 18 14th Annual Golden Gala
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its 14th Annual Golden Gala Saturday, April 18, at the Rivercrest Golf Club and Preserve, 100 Golf Club Drive, Phoenixville, PA 19460. It begins at 4 p.m. There will be food, silent and live auctions, music, raffles and the guest speaker is author Andrei Markovits. Seating is limited and the deadline to RSVP is April 6.

April 25 Canine blood drive
Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services is sponsoring several visits by the Penn Vets Bloodmobile. The first is Saturday, April 25, at That Fish Place/That Pet Place, 237 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603 (East Hempfield Township). Eligible dogs can donate blood from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dogs must be between 55 and 150 pounds, 1 to 6 years old, in excellent health and have a good temperament to donate. More information about the Penn Animal Blood Bank is available here.

April 26 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue volunteer orientation and volunteer picnic 
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold volunteer orientation and a covered dish picnic from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). The rescue will provide hot dogs, drinks and snacks. You must register to Inza@dvgrr.org byApril 20.

May 2 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Spring Fling/Blessing of the Animals
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its Spring Fling/Wedding Day to Remember/Blessing of the Animals ceremony Saturday, May 2, at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). This is a date change from DVGRR's printed calendar.

May 9 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

June 13 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

July 11 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

July 18 Wine Whiskers & Wow
One by One Cat Rescue will hold a wine and cheese tasting event, Wine Whiskers & Wow, Saturday, July 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Moonlight Winery, 2309 Philadelphia Ave., Birdsboro, PA 19508 (Route 724 in Robeson Township). Tickets are $20 per person and include a tasting glass, cheese, appetizers and dessert. For tickets, email lynnrscats@gmail.com or call 484-839-2019, select option 4 and leave a message.

July 25 Canine blood drive
Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services is sponsoring several visits by the Penn Vets Bloodmobile. The second is Saturday, July 25, at That Fish Place/That Pet Place, 237 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603 (East Hempfield Township). Eligible dogs can donate blood from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dogs must be between 55 and 150 pounds, 1 to 6 years old, in excellent health and have a good temperament to donate. More information about the Penn Animal Blood Bank is available here.

Aug. 8 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Sept. 12 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Sept. 19 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Golf Outing & Dining for Dogs
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its annual Golf Outing & Dining for Dogs event Saturday, September 19, at the Foxchase Golf Club in Stevens, Lancaster County. Check DVGRR's site for details.

Oct. 10 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Oct. 17 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Reunion
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its annual Reunion Saturday, Oct. 17, at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County).

Oct. 17 Canine blood drive
Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services is sponsoring several visits by the Penn Vets Bloodmobile. The final one is Saturday, Oct. 17, at That Fish Place/That Pet Place, 237 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603 (East Hempfield Township). Eligible dogs can donate blood from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dogs must be between 55 and 150 pounds, 1 to 6 years old, in excellent health and have a good temperament to donate. More information about the Penn Animal Blood Bank is available here.

Oct. 31 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Halloween Dash
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its annual Halloween Dash Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Lebanon Valley Rails to Trails site. Check the DVGRR site for updates.

Nov. 14 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Nov. 21 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Golden Harvest Dinner
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its annual Golden Harvest Dinner Saturday, November 21, at Stoudt's Brewery in Adamstown, Lancaster County. This is a date change from DVGRR's printed calendar. Check the DVGRR site for details.

Dec. 12 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens and Howl-a-day Bazaar
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event and its annual Howl-a-day Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 (East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County). Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Submit an item for the BerksPets calendar by sending the date, cost, who/what the event benefits, a few details and who to contact for further information to ssmith@readingeagle.com. Be sure to put BerksPets in the subject line.